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How to Recruit, Hire and Retain Female Engineers

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Originally posted on TechCrunch.

Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles — software engineering, especially — at their own companies. Their boards are saying, “We gave you the money to grow, grow, grow, but you’re not. You don’t have the engineers to get it done.” The board can’t miss that you only seem able to hire men. So your dev team is shorthanded.

Data For Good Exchange 2016: Eliminating Cyber Threat Whack-a-Mole

Developing a Risk Based Approach
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Originally posted on youTube.

Moderator: Philip Reitinger, President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance
Panelists: Cyrus Vance, Jr., New York Country District Attorney
Jacob Olcott, VP of Business Development, BitSight Technologies
Yurie Ito, Founder & Executive Director, CyberGreen
Scott Carpenter, Managing Director, Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd

TED@UPS: What If Data was Donated?

Companies give money and time to humanitarian issues. But what about data?Companies give money and time to humanitarian issues. But what about data?
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Mallory Soldner | UPS 

Companies are constantly searching for new and innovative ways to solve the world’s most vexing problems. What many firms don’t realize, however, is that they already have a silver bullet at their disposal. It’s their data.

If corporations focused as much on donating information as money, we could make immediate changes around the globe.

FX Algorithms Could be Great for Long Term But...

Short-term volatility might crimp returns for many asset owners
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Originally posted on Pensions and Investments

The increased use of algorithms in foreign-exchange trading is expected to be a long-term boon for pension fund executives seeking better execution and lower transaction costs, but in the short term the algorithms could cause market volatility that might affect investors' costs and returns.

Using Data to Decode an Unprecedented Election Cycle

“Working with numbers is a way through all the noise.” - Bloomberg Politics editor Kelly Bare
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Media Forum.

Political reporting focuses on human behavior: both the messages candidates choose and how people respond. But in this year’s unconventional election cycle, traditional coverage alone only tells part of the story. Enter Bloomberg Politics, which is forging a new, data-driven journalistic approach.

Data for Good Exchange 2016: Highlights

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Originally posted on YOUTUBE.

Highlights from the 2016 Data for Good Exchange, hosted by Bloomberg, the theme of which was “better governance” or how data science can be applied to solve public interest problems. For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd

Without more Women in Technology, the Year 2050 Could be our Most Backward in a Century

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Originally posted on the Telegraph

By BECKY PLUMMER
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BLOOMBERG

From pacemakers to personal computers and the internet, there is no doubt that there has been more technological advancement in the last century than ever before in history.

Yet many of us struggle to think of an innovation pioneered by a woman.

D4GX 2016: Closing Thoughts

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

We want to thank everyone who participated in Data for Good Exchange 2016: speakers, presenters, panelists, audience, and all the staff and coordinators. Once again we had an amazing array of content, audience interaction in every session, and some engaging and thought-provoking keynotes.

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